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Monday, May 7, 2012

Spring Bear

This evening DH and I took a drive down to this place.


If you’ve been around my blog for a while you’ve seen this place in several different seasons.  It is a favourite place to go.  In the spring we go there to look for fishing lures.  Lots of people go there to fish in the summer and there is a steep drop off and lots of rocks; many people lose lures when they get caught in the rocks.  In the spring the water is low and the lures can be retrieved.  This is one of DH’s favourite spring outings and we go once or twice a week. 

Today we drove down the road and a truck pulled in and followed us.  Turned out it was the game wardens, one from Yukon and one from B.C. ( this place is about five miles from the B.C. border – you’d have to look at a map to understand).  I guess it is spring bear hunt season; they had to check out these people who were turning down a side road. 

Well it must have been good luck because on our way home we saw our first bear of the season!   A little brown bear. 


And then close to home, five caribou on the road.  I’ll show you a pic, but I did not get a good one so the picture is just for proof… I always get so excited when I see animals that I take more bad pictures than good ones.




  1. Awesome! I luv critters and envy you getting to see so many. Thanks for sharing.

  2. I get excited when ever you pop a new post up with pictures of animals, I love to see the bear and moose ones best.

  3. Magic.... I think I would be too excited to take pictures at all...

  4. at least you remembered to take a picture at all!

  5. Gorgeous creatures but that photo is about as close as I want to come to a bear thanks

  6. love looking at your pictures of the wildlife you see..... here in Georgia (USA) we did see a 3-foot snake the other day that slithered away to a hole near a tree.... there is an occasional bear but thankfully we have havent seen any.

  7. Amazing! We don't have bears or caribou in Australia so it is very interesting to hear your stories and see your photos.